Here are some tips to prevent bed bugs in your apartment unit:

  1. Inspect second-hand furniture and bedding before bringing them into your home.
  2. Seal cracks and crevices in your apartment, including around electrical outlets and baseboards.
  3. Use a protective cover on your mattress and box spring to prevent bed bugs from hiding inside.
  4. Vacuum regularly and dispose of the vacuum bag promptly to prevent bed bugs from spreading.
  5. Keep clutter to a minimum to reduce hiding places for bed bugs.
  6. Be vigilant when traveling and inspect hotel rooms before settling in.
  7. If you suspect a bed bug infestation, contact a professional exterminator promptly.

By following these steps, you can reduce the risk of bed bugs in your apartment unit